As every year, the Sounds From Spain platform has raised its priorities and the activities it will develop in 2018 to support the internationalization of Spanish music companies and artists by these represented.
Sounds From Spain is the support platform for the internationalization of the Spanish Musical Industry formed by both public institutions -ICEX España Exportación y Inversiones and the National Institute of Performing Arts and Music (INAEM )-, as well as by private organizations: Asociación of Technical Representatives of the Show (ARTE), SGAE Foundation, Society of Performing Artists (AIE), Music Producers of Spain (Promusicae) and Independent Phonographic Union (UFI).
2018 activities begin with the annual appointment in South by South West, which will take place in Austin (Texas-USA) from March 12 to 18.
The next stop will be from 11 to 14 April in Frankfurt (Germany) within the framework of Musikmesse, the most important market for the publishing sector.
Also in the first semester (from 23 to 26 May) Sounds From Spain will visit Mexico for the fifth time to develop a technical conference with companies and artists in the Latin American country, within the framework of the FIMPRO International Music Fair in Guadalajara.
Continuing with the US market, but in a more oriented activity to the Latin American market of this country, in July the appointment with Spanish music is scheduled in New York from 10 to 14 July at the Latin American Music Conference – LAMC.
The last semester of 2018 will be full of activity with the return of Sounds From Spain to Argentina in a 3rd edicion of Spanish Music Meeting in Buenos Aires. The exact dates will be announced later.
The annual event with world music will take place at Womex, which this year will be held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria from October 24 to 28. As every year Sounds From Spain will have the information pavilion for Spanish companies.
Parallel Sounds From Spain will repeat for the third consecutive year its appointment in Bilbao within the framework of BIME Pro, organizing for business participants business appointments with important professional guests to the event as well as a showcase. The dates foreseen for the development of BIME will be from October 25 to 28.
After the success of the spanish music meeting held in 2017 in Colombia within the framework of Circulart, Sounds From Spain incorporates this appointment to its annual calendar (from November 10 to 12) to attend this important Latin American fair with companies and artists for showcases .